|Gernot Minke- Building With Earth - Gernot Minke|
Comprehensive contemporary manual of earth building. Gernot Minke Building with Earth Design and Technology of a Sustainable Architecture Written in response to an increasing world- wide interest in building with earth, this handbook deals with earth as a building material, and provides a survey of all of its applications and construction techniques, including the relevant physical data, while explaining its specific qualities and the pos- sibilities of optimising them...
Keywords: Germany; Earth Building; Soil Testing; Green Technology; Stabilised Earth; groundwater effects; Testing Earth; Building; Seismic; Seismic Design, Architecture; Earth Architecture; Pise; Super Adobe; Loam; Terrestrial; Sustainable Architecture; Green Buildings; Soil Testing; Construction Handbooks; Golbal Warming; Climate Crisis; Housing; Affordable Housing; Owner Builder
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|Cob Builder's Handbook - Becky Bee|
Cob (an old English word for lump) is old-fashioned concrete, made out of a mixture of clay, sand, and straw. Becky Bee's manual is a friendly guide to making your own earth structure, with chapters on design, foundations, floors, windows and doors, finishes, and of course, making glorious cob. "I believe that building with cob is a way to recreate community and experience the joy of working together while taking back the right to build our own homes and look after our Mother Earth." She loves d...
Keywords: Cob; Cob Building; Cob Builders Handbook; Becky Bee
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